A line on a computer terminal at which commands are typed.
A string of characters that constitute such a command.
Also known as the command prompt or the DOS prompt (for Microsoft Windows–based systems) or the shell (for UNIX or Linux based systems). A fundamental user interface (distinct from the graphical user interface) designed to be used by advanced users and system administrators and employed by hackers and crackers to complete exploits.
Webster's New World Hacker
Other Word Forms of Command Line
Command Line Sentence Examples
The sample is a command-line application that takes one command-line argument.
Note that the sed edit script, introduced by the sed command line argument -e spreads over two lines.
The program always concatenates all input specified by the non-option parameters of the calling command line or standard input.
However, the configure.py script takes a -c command line flag which concatenates each module's C++ source files into one large file.
A $ fol- lowed by a number (or numbers) is replaced by the cor- responding argument on the macro invocation command line.